Category: ’Ensure Safe Sleep’

Sleeping Alone is . . . Lonely

August 9th, 2010 by Dionna - 17 Comments

Kieran and I were reading a book the other night. At the end of the book, the main character of the story (a child) was in bed. As is typical of many children’s stories, the child was in bed alone. His parents were standing at the door to his bedroom…

Sacred Time: Nursing My Baby to Sleep

August 3rd, 2010 by Dionna - 5 Comments

Nursing my daughter to sleep is sacred time for me for many reasons.  The biggest reason is because it’s about the only time I ever get to nurse my daughter.  We had extreme nursing difficulties due to physical problems, and it took 5 months for her to be able to…

Papa’s Co-Sleeping Essay Contest Entry

March 21st, 2010 by Dionna - 4 Comments

Update: I am SO PROUD! Tom’s entry was one of the winners in the Co-Sleeping Essay Contest. It will be featured in the book “Are You Co-Sleeping? Me Too!” Congratulations honey!! And I found out later that my essay was also chosen. Both of our essays will be published –…

Co-Sleeping Essay Contest

March 17th, 2010 by Dionna - 3 Comments

Update: I am so excited! I found out that my essay is one of the winners in the Co-Sleeping Essay Contest. It will be featured in the book “Are You Co-Sleeping? Me Too!” Even better? My husband Tom’s essay was also chosen! Both of our essays will be published! Congratulations…

Tough Love? No Way, Baby!

December 8th, 2009 by Dionna - 10 Comments

(This post is the first post in the Second Tuesday Parenting Blog Carnival. If you are participating, please add your name/URL to the widget below this post.) “We’re glad to see you . . . We’re sorry you had to come.” So says Time Magazine to our newborns, who are…

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